4 Vikings players Brian Flores will want to keep in 2023

(Photo by Peter van den Berg-USA TODAY Sports) Za'Darius Smith
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Brian Flores has been named the defensive coordinator of the Minnesota Vikings. Who are four Vikings he’ll want to keep on the roster?

Finally, the search for a new defensive coordinator has ended for the Minnesota Vikings. Brian Flores agreed to take the job and now has his work cut out for him as he tries to mold this beleaguered Vikings ‘defense back to respectability.

His first order of business will be to look at this roster and decide who is a good fit for his defense and who can be let go. There are some players whose skill sets won’t work for what he’s looking for but there are also those who will thrive in his system.

We will look at current players who could have been cap-cuts or traded if Minnesota went in a different direction at defensive coordinator.

With Flores now in charge these members of the Purlple are likely to stay as he will make them focal points of what he wants to do. So here are four Vikings Flores will want to keep.